Director, Data Engineering
Company: Cox Automotive
Posted on: November 19, 2021
*Primary Location: *3003 Summit Blvd, Sacramento, CA, US
* Division: *Cox Automotive
* Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
* Travel: *No
* Schedule: *Full-time
* Shift: *Day Job
* Requisition Number: *218455_60776510
Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking a
Director of Data Engineering to join our team!
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this is a temporary work from
home role but will ultimately be office based.
We are looking for a strong leader with an engineering background
to lead data and software engineering teams in Vehicle &
Transactional Data Solutions (VTDS) within our Cox Automotive Data
Solutions portfolio. Specifically, this leader will have
responsibility for delivery of data solutions from ideation to
release, as well as post-release performance and operations of both
on-prem and cloud-based data solutions, services and products.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in building
solutions that are reliable, secure, and resilient and have
appropriate monitoring & alerting frameworks in place. This
candidate would also have a passion for automation of manual tasks,
an understanding of Infrastructure as Code and a proven track
record for monitoring and maintaining healthy services and data
The Director of Data Engineering will partner with product,
architecture and agile delivery to execute on strategic priorities
across the organization, including revenue-generating opportunities
for Cox Automotive.
* About the Role:*
* Leads and enables high performing data and software engineering
teams to deliver value fast
* Communicates, through action, a clear vision of technical
strategy, goals and objectives; gathers and incorporates feedback
to ensure a clear understanding of expectations is achieved
* Ensures that team organization, individual development, and
communication are in-line with Technology vision
* Builds a positive working environment and culture of learning to
maintain healthy morale and overall productivity; establishes a
robust engineer growth and development strategy
* Drives continuous organizational improvement to help Cox
Automotive achieve financial and strategic goals
* Implements, measures and reports on the execution strategy
defined for the team. Execution includes delivery of planned work,
with deliverables that meet enterprise standards with respect to
quality, scalability, and reliability.
* Instills a DevSecOps culture within the teams and helps teams
connect the value in following enterprise standards and leveraging
common tools to product delivery
Qualifications: *Minimum Qualifications: *
* You have experience leading teams that build data products and
services for internal customers, such as data science or product
delivery teams, with both internal and external facing
* Ideally, you have previous big data engineering experience, with
batch and streaming pipelines, and are familiar with industry
trends and challenges.---At a minimum, you have previous full-stack
or backend software engineering experience, working with data.
* Once onboarded, you should be able to speak to the technical
details of our on-prem and cloud-native data solutions, services,
and stack (AWS, Spark, Python, Serverless, Managed Apache Airflow,
Snowflake, GitHub Enterprise, Jenkins, Artifactory, Vericode,
* You are an excellent coach, mentor, and developer of both
managers and individual contributors.
* You value people who are curious, enthusiastic, and responsible
and are conscious of voices that have not yet been heard.
* You are an active listener, curious, able to ask relevant
questions and can stay on topic.
* You can demonstrate knowledge of software development best
practices, cloud architectures, microservices, containerization,
serverless and design patterns.
* You have experience in continuous integration, testing, and
delivery SDLC, employing automation.
* You have experience with an Agile or Scrum based methodology.
So, are you ready to challenge today and transform tomorrow? Apply
Who We Are
* About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of
every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation,
client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and
owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more
than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the
best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry
forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer
brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are
creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like
Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.
* About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark
since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying
true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for
growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary
divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a
new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse
broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive
transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators.
Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare
to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next
generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our
leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are
today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose
that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance
(medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid
days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness
days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be
offered, [visit our benefits
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified
applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment
without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or
creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy),
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental
disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity,
citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox
provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified
applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations
would cause an undue hardship.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:
Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally
engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our
applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or
send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or
charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
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